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The Lime Inn

20 Cruz Bay Qtr,, Cruz Bay, St. John
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Ranked #9 of 40 Restaurants in Cruz Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Lime Inn restaurant is located in downtown Cruz Bay and has been a favorite between locals and visitors alike since 1984. Still owned and operated by owners Rich and Chris Meyer, your St. John experience is not complete without a visit to our open-air restaurant and a taste of our extensive menu. We are known for our wonderful staff and delicious and consistent meals. Join us for fresh grilled Caribbean Lobster or our whole jerk seasoned and pan seared snapper! You can also eat light with our selection of salads or our famous clam chowder. But don't forget, you can't finish up lunch or dinner without famous Key Lime pie. We are open for Lunch Monday thru Friday from 11:30 to 3, happy hour from Monday thru Saturday at our courtyard bar from 3-6 (1/2 priced drinks), and dinner Monday thru Friday from 5:30 to 10.
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Jefferson, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Such an awesome meal surrounded by tourists and locals alike; either way, we were made to feel entirely welcome. Can't wait to go to the Lime Inn year after year.

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We have been coming to St. John for 10 + years and we make sure we visit the Lime Inn on every trip. The food is delicious and the owners are super friendly. Even during the off season when only the bar is open, they still have lobster and other yummy food on their menu. Best key lime pie ever!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We tasted many items on the menu and enjoyed them all. Homemade key lime pie is exceptional. The family who owns the restaurant made us feel comfortable and appreciated.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Recommend by local merchant. Outside bar menu due to time of year. Greeted immediately by owner. Seated. Then acknowledged by Austin. He not only was the bartender but our server also. Drinks and food great. Must go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We chose this place for our big lobster dinner on the second to last day of our honeymoon and ended up returning the next night it was so good. The grilled lobster was what both my wife and I had each night and it was delicious. The scallops in bacon was our appetizer the first night and it too was... More

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Fairfax Station, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This is a small family-operated restaurant in Cruz Bay, about a 10 min taxi ride from the Westin Resort where we spent a week in October 2014. We visited several local restaurants but only returned (twice!) to The Lime Inn. I am a clam chowder aficionado and like Manhattan as well as New England varieties. But the clam chowder prepared... More

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Lake Worth, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Rich,Chelsea, Ashton and Woody (excuse spelling if wrong), Lisa and I truly enjoyed every night spent with guys. I highly recommend The Lime Inn if you are for a relaxed atmosphere accompanied with great staff, food and drinks. It's just a "ting". Thanks again. Steve and Lisa

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My wife and I ate hear our last night on our honeymoon and the bar area was the only thing open at the time so we bellied up to the bar and had an amazing dinner. It is a family owned restaurant and we were fortunate enough to meet them and they are wonderful people and serve amazing food. Thanks... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We were here on their first night of the offseason opening, and everything ran like a well oiled machine. The drinks (mojitos) were some of the best we've ever had, the New England clam chowder was better than anything you'll find in Boston, and our lobster rolls were amazing. Add great service, friendly locals, and a passionate owner and you... More

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chelseaantoinette, Manager at The Lime Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the awesome review, and so glad you enjoyed everything. We try and have fun with our summertime experience, its fun and light and easy, we love it too! Really appreciate you coming in and hope to see you next time! More

Bellevue, IA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

We like to eat at the bar after snorkeling, but have also eaten in the dining room. The food is always good. Occasionally the service can be spotty. We love the Caribbean lobster.

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Additional Information about The Lime Inn

Address: 20 Cruz Bay Qtr,, Cruz Bay, St. John
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
Cuisine: Caribbean

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